Do you know flooring definitions?  

1.  Alkalinity     

a.   Base or Salt - Property of water substances with a pH greater than 7

b. 72-hour test to determine if flooring will stay adhered with adhesive to the substrate

c. Ratio of volume of air within the boundaries of a solid matter.

d. Method used to measure water through the substrate with tape    

2.   Vapor Emission  

a. Method used to measure water or moisture through substrate with tape

b. The substrate’s ability to absorb liquid

c. 72-hour test to determine if flooring will stay adhered to the substrate

d. Water emission from the substrate in vapor form  

3.   3 lbs.   

  a.   Water emission from the substrate in a vapor form   

  b.   The substrate’s ability to absorb liquid    

c.   Amount of moisture allowed to emit from concrete substrate per 1000 square feet        

d.   Property of water substances  

4.   Skew    

  a. A pattern does not lay at 90-degree angle to pattern at opposite width – one side runs ahead - out of square      

b.  Pattern that sags in the center      

c.  Patterns that vary in size in length or width from one match to the other match     

d.    Method used to square area or carpet    

5.   Bow     

a. A pattern does not lay at 90-degree angle to pattern at opposite width – one side runs ahead - out of square      

b.  Pattern that sags in the center      

c.  Patterns that vary in size in length or width from one match to the other match     

d.    Method used to square area or carpet                    

6.   Pattern Elongation     

a. A pattern does not lay at 90-degree angle to pattern at opposite width – one side runs ahead - out of square      

b.  Pattern that sags in the center       

c.  Patterns that vary in size in length or width from one match to the other match      

d.   Numbered order of carpet rolls used to keep dye lot sequence      

7.    3-4-5 Rule  

a. Method used to measure water or moisture through substrate by taping a section of plastic to the floor with duct tape

b. 72-hour test to determine if flooring will stay adhered to the substrate

c. The substrate’s ability to absorb liquid       

d.  Method used to square area or carpet    

8.   Dry Line            

a. Chalk line used with no chalk to aid in patterns  

b.  Property of water substances with a pH greater than 7

c. 72-hour test to determine if flooring will stay adhered to the substrate

d. The substrate’s ability to absorb liquid    

9.   Roll Sequence     

  a.   Numbered order of carpet rolls used to keep dye lot sequence  

b.   72-hour test to determine if flooring will stay adhered to the substrate    

c.    Property of water substances    

d.    72-hour test to determine if flooring will stay adhered with adhesive to the substrate  

Answers: 1.) a. 2.) d. 3.) c. 4.) a. 5.) b. 6.) c. 7.) d. 8.) a. 9.) a.